Nepal have gone down to the Maldives in the opening game at the South Asian Basketball Association (SABA) Women's Basketball Championship.
In the match held in Male on Sunday night, Nepal lost 51-47 to the hosts. In the previous edition of the championship, Nepal had trounced the Maldives 77-36.
Sri Lanka and Bhutan are the other sides taking part in the championship. Nepal will next play Sri Lanka on Tuesday, and take on Bhutan in the last match of the round-robin on Wednesday. - RSS